Could Julian Assange still face rape charges in Sweden?

The world watched this week as the disheveled figure of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was hauled, kicking and screaming at British police officers, from Ecuador's London embassy, where he had been holed up for seven years.

Assange's history of angering the US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, whose seven-year stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London ended after his arrest on Thursday, has long claimed the US wanted him behind bars for sharing files the government didn't want the world to see.